A few days ago we discovered the remains of a slumber party in the loft of the playroom (see photo below):
While it’s great to get photos of the chimpanzees doing things, it’s also fun to come across the evidence of their activities when we safely enter the area where they were.
The slumber party remains inspired me to take a look for some other nest photos, and below are a few favorites. But first a photo of Jody from a few weeks ago creating yet another nest masterpiece. I love the way Jody rolls the blankets to make a tight nest:
Here’s another photo of some sort of slumber party action:
This nest was found in Negra’s winter spot in the loft, so it might be hers, though it looks a bit neat for her style, so I’m going to guess it was a Missy construction. I like the unusually high sides:
What is happening here? Another multi-nest, or the start of a single enormous bed?
I’m a fan of hay and straw incorporated into nests, like this day-nest found on top of the platform in the greenhouse:
and then there’s the nests that have toys and other favorite things included:
This one’s from just the other day. If you’re familiar with the chimps, I give you only one guess as to who made this bed: